New Covid cases cross 10K mark in Karnataka
  • New Covid cases cross 10K mark in Karnataka(23:38)

    Bengaluru, April 11 (IANS) A record 10,250 new Covid cases were registered in a day across Karnataka, with its state capital Bengaluru accounting for 7,584 cases, said the state health bulletin on Sunday.

Gujarat heading towards health emergency, says HC
  • Gujarat heading towards health emergency, says HC(23:26)

    Gandhinagar, April 11 (IANS) Taking a serious note of the worsening coronavirus situation, especially on the healthcare system and infrastructure, the Gujarat High Court on Sunday observed that the state was heading towards a health emergency.

2,663 buses operate in Karnataka despite staff strike
  • 2,663 buses operate in Karnataka despite staff strike(23:14)

    Bengaluru, April 11 (IANS) Even as the indefinite strike by the employees of the Karnataka transport corporation over wage hike entered fifth day, 2,663 buses were operated across the state, as some drivers and conductors returned to work, an official said on Sunday.

Karnataka BJP minister tests Covid positive
Telangana issues orders for Rs 1,000 penalty on not wearing mask
Covid cases continue to zoom in Gujarat, touch new high of 5.5K
Andhra clocks 3,495 fresh Covid infections
  • Andhra clocks 3,495 fresh Covid infections(21:14)

    Amaravati, April 11 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh on Sunday reported 3,495 new Covid cases, pushing the tally to 9,25,401, while the state's active infections climbed to 20,954.

Covid second wave to peak in Karnataka in May: Minister
  • Covid second wave to peak in Karnataka in May: Minister(21:06)

    Bengaluru, April 11 (IANS) The second wave of coronavirus across Karnataka is set to peak by the first week of May and taper off subsequently, Health Minister K. Sudhakar said on Sunday, as 10,250 new cases were reported from across the state.

Delhi BJP launches 'tika utsav' at 140 MCD health facilities
  • Delhi BJP launches 'tika utsav' at 140 MCD health facilities(21:02)

    New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Acting on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call for "tika utsav (vaccination festival)", the Delhi BJP on Sunday launched the campaign at all the Municipal Corporation-run 140 health facilities, and saw a huge response from the people.

Delhi touches new Covid high, at over 10K cases
  • Delhi touches new Covid high, at over 10K cases(20:26)

    New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The national capital on Sunday registered 10,732 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the single-day highest spike since the pandemic broke out early last year, while there were 48 more deaths, as per the Delhi health bulletin.

Chennai beaches to stay shut on weekends till further notice
  • Chennai beaches to stay shut on weekends till further notice(19:52)

    Chennai, April 11 (IANS) In wake of the surging Covid cases, the Tamil Nadu government said that beaches of Chennai, Chengalpattu and Kanchipuram will be out of bounds for public on all weekends from Sunday onwards, as well as on government holidays.

Quarantine for travelers without -ve report in Chhattisgarh
  • Quarantine for travelers without -ve report in Chhattisgarh(19:50)

    Raipur, April 11 (IANS) Chhatisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has sent senior officials to Hyderabad and Maharashtra to ensure smooth supply of Remdesivir, a key anti-viral drug in the fight against Covid-19. The state government has also made mandatory to produce RT-PCR negative report obtained within 72 hours at airports and railway stations while those arriving without negative report will be examined, according to the new SOP, they will be kept in quarantine centre or isolation.

J&K sees 915 new Covid cases, 5 deaths as surge continues
Vaccination drive a 'crusade', not 'utsav', says Chidambaram
  • Vaccination drive a 'crusade', not 'utsav', says Chidambaram(19:32)

    New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) With Prime Minister Narendra Modi launching a four-day countrywide "Tika Utsav" (inoculation festival) from Sunday, Congress leader and former Union Minister P. Chidambaram criticised him for terming it a festival, while seeking more approved vaccines be allowed and reiterating the demand of universal vaccination.

Sonu Sood is Punjab's brand ambassador for vaccination (Ld)
  • Sonu Sood is Punjab's brand ambassador for vaccination (Ld)(19:06)

    Chandigarh, April 11 (IANS) Actor Sonu Sood, the Messiah of the migrants who refuses to call himself so, has donned a new hat. Beginning Sunday, he is the brand ambassador of the Punjab government for its Covid vaccination programme.

PM tells Karnataka to focus on micro containment zones
Covid spike sees pubs, restaurants' business dip 40%
Himachal makes Covid negative report mandatory for entry
  • Himachal makes Covid negative report mandatory for entry(18:00)

    Shimla, April 11 (IANS) Amid the spike in Covid-19 cases around the country, Himachal Pradesh on Sunday made it mandatory for people coming from seven high load states to produce a RT-PCR negative report obtained within 72 hours of entry, from April 16 onwards.

S. Korea resumes AstraZeneca shots, those under 30 excluded
65% Covid patients less than 45 yrs, not 35, Kejriwal clarifies (2nd Lead)
5 test Covid positive at Patna airport
  • 5 test Covid positive at Patna airport(17:20)

    Patna, April 11 (IANS) Five returnees from Mumbai have tested positive for coronavirus at Patna airport, an official said on Sunday. The infected persons have been sent to an isolation centre in Patna. They flew to the capital city on Saturday evening.

Andhra's Tika Utsav target hits wall on depleted stocks
  • Andhra's Tika Utsav target hits wall on depleted stocks(17:02)

    Amaravati, April 11 (IANS) Despite grand plans to vaccinate six lakh people per day, during the Tika Utsav which began on Sunday, Andhra Pradesh has had to settle for just one lakh vaccinations - its entire stock in hand. The depleted vaccine stocks have forced the officials to postpone the campaign in some districts, and organise it on a lower scale in other districts.

Closure of schools in UP extended to April 30
  • Closure of schools in UP extended to April 30(15:46)

    Lucknow, April 11 (IANS) With Covid cases rising alarmingly in the state, Uttar Pradesh government on Sunday decided to extend the closure of schools from Classes 1 to 12 till April 30.

Pawan Kalyan opts for quarantine as team members test Covid positive
11.08 lakh active Covid caseload, India breaks 7-month record